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School of the Arts

SOTA & SAMi By the Numbers

Statistics about our schools, produced by Ryan Lee - SOTA '14


The Ricky Reyes Experience

See Ricky talk about his experience at SOTA. Ricky graduated in 2014 and attends Seattle University.


Explore Your NEXT MOVE

See how SOTA and SAMi's internship program allows students to enter the business community for firsthand career experience

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‚ÄčThe mission of the Tacoma School of the Arts is to provide an urban center offering a creative path of learning, which emphasizes human expression through the visual and performing arts as central elements in academic achievement and lifelong endeavor.

The Tacoma School of the Arts will:

  • ‚ÄčStimulate higher-level thinking and problem solving
  • Provide advanced training in the arts
  • Prepare students to meet the challenges of the 21st century
  • Incorporate experiential and innovative approaches to learning
  • Connect students to the larger community